by Stuart Shapiro
It is often tempting to paint all those with whom disagree with a broad brush. However, a battle for control of the Cato Institute shows that profound differences do exist on the right. (The left usually wears its disagreements in public, so it is more unusual to see these things on the right). The Koch brothers are trying to take over Cato, which leans libertarian, to turn it into more of an arm of the Republican Party.
According to a report by Andrew Harris at Bloomberg, Charles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers at the helm of Koch Industries, are suing their former friends for control of the Cato Institute, the enormous libertarian leaning... Read Post
As ThinkProgress reported last week, energy barons Charles and David Koch recently filed a lawsuit attempting to seize majority control over the libertarian Cato Institute. According to Jerry Taylor, a senior fellow at Cato, this ef... Read Post